Nebraska Sweeps Weekly Women's Gymnastics Awards

Nebraska's Jessie DeZiel has earned her eighth Big Ten Freshman of the Week award.

March 12, 2012

Gymnast of the Week
Jamie Schleppenbach, Nebraska
So. – Lincoln, Neb. – Pius X 

  • Took first place in the all-around competition, earning two event titles to lead No. 6 Nebraska to a win over No. 7 Utah
  • Set or tied career highs in every event, posting a 39.575 in the all-around en route to first place
  • Took the vault (9.950) and balance beam (9.900) titles, finished fifth on the bars (9.875) and took 10th in the floor exercise (9.850)
  • Earns her first weekly Big Ten award
  • Last Nebraska Gymnast of the Week: Jessie DeZiel (Feb. 20, 2012)

Freshman of the Week
Jessie DeZiel, Nebraska
Rogers, Minn. – Spectrum 

  • Placed in the top five in every event and the all-around against No. 7 Utah
  • Won the floor exercise title with a career high 9.950, adding fifth-place finishes on the balance beam (9.850), bars (9.875) and vault (9.875)
  • Took second in the all-around with a score of 39.550
  • Earns her eighth Freshman of the Week award
  • Last Nebraska Freshman of the Week: Jessie DeZiel (March 5, 2012)

2012 Big Ten Gymnasts of the Week
Jan. 9
G: Sharaya Musser, Jr., PSU
F: Emma Willis, IOWA
Jan. 16
G: Jessie DeZiel, Fr., NEB
F: Jessie DeZiel, NEB
Jan. 23
G: Lora Evenstad, Sr., NEB
G: Sharaya Musser, Jr., PSU
F: Jessie DeZiel, NEB
Jan. 30
G: Alina Weinstein, Jr., ILL
F: Jessie DeZiel, NEB
Feb. 6
G: Sharaya Musser, Jr., PSU
F: Jessie DeZiel, NEB
Feb. 13
G: Sharaya Musser, Jr., PSU
F: Jessie DeZiel, NEB
Feb. 20
G: Jessie DeZiel, Fr., NEB
G: Colleen Dean, Jr., OSU
F: Jessie DeZiel, NEB
Feb. 27
G: Sarah Miller, So., OSU
F: Sachi Sugiyama, MICH
March 5
G: Sarah Miller, So., OSU
G: Sharaya Musser, Jr., PSU
F: Jessie DeZiel, NEB
March 12
G: Jamie Schleppenbach, So., NEB
F: Jessie DeZiel, NEB